Senior Backend Engineer – Node.js

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A digital innovation firm with a mission to right the future.


TribalScale is an innovation firm that brings organizations – from the startup to the enterprise – into the future. We build digital products, transform teams, and grow startups. We’re headquartered in Toronto and have offices around the world. The future is bright, and we’re always looking for excited technologists to create with us.

Some of the platforms that we work with:
Mobile & Web (iOS, Android)
Voice User Interfaces (Amazon Alexa, Google Home)
Connected Cars and Homes
OTT (Roku, Fire TV, Android TV, tvOS)


You are excited about connecting the world and want to join a small team of ambitious technologists. You have a strong passion about building cool products and want to work somewhere where you’re trusted from Day 1. You appreciate the sense of ownership and being recognized and rewarded properly for all the work that you have done. You also have the strong desire of working directly with the founders who have world class experience on developing products from the ground up and launching them into the market.


Work remotely from home during the business hours of 9:00am-5:00pm EST
Engineer production-quality code to deploy these solutions on a platform specific for the client
Enhance testing platforms, improve test automation, foster software craftsmanship
Develop technical architecture and suggest the appropriate cloud services and frameworks to accomplish product goals
Surprise and delight customers and partner software engineers
Monitor and evaluate the performance of our solutions


Basic Qualifications Needed:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
7+ years of experience in backend software development primarily with JavaScript and Node.js
7+ years of experience with a variety of database technologies such as SQL and NoSQL
5+ years of experience with deploying cloud-based software solutions with AWS
3+ year of experience in Test Driven Development (TDD) and eXtreme Programming (XP) practices


Experience with Event Driven Architecture
Experience with messaging services such as Queueing and Pub/Sub
Experience working on client projects
Highly effective in working with other technical specialists, Product Managers, UI/UX Designers and business partners.
Capable in CI/CD tools and pipelines such as Harness, Jenkins, etc.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities.
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and take initiative when solving unexpected problems.
Understanding of fundamental data modeling
Experience in development of microservices.


We are a collective of people and collaboration is key to our process.
We don’t work for our clients, we work with them. We’ve helped ABC News, CBS Radio, the PGA Tour, CIBC, AAA, and more.
Our team led the mobile revolution and now, we’re pushing the boundaries with emerging technology and we’re transforming companies.
Everyone brings something valuable to the table and we empower each other to be a change-maker.
We live by our values, meritocracy, empowerment, and transparency, and we recognize that diversity is our strength.
Our mission is right the future and that’s what we’re doing, we’re making a dent in how the world innovates.



Health benefits: 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
Generous maternity and paternity leave policies
Office closed over Winter holidays
Birthday Off
Vetster – 4 FREE Vet Checkups per year for your furry family!
Class Pass Discount
GoodLife Membership Corporate Discount
Bike Share Program
Referral Bonus’
Inkblot mental health partnership with subsidized counseling benefits
Annual Professional Development budget


Friday Demo’s to show off your work
Remote Activities: online contests, movie nights, group fitness and more!
Social Events: Bonfires, casual drinks, sports nights and more!
Quarterly team events: axe-throwing, beach day, and more!


TribalScale is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, able-bodiedness or gender identity.

TribalScale welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities, age, citizenship, marital status, able-bodiedness or gender identity.

If you require accommodation for any reason, please let us know as we are more than happy to accommodate all.

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A digital innovation firm with a mission to right the future.